Role details

Chief Estimator

Weymouth   •   USD150,000 - USD200,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to manage and oversee Estimating Department
  • Well-known, mid-size general contractor

About Our Client

Our client is a well-known company in the area with a diverse portfolio of projects ranging between residential, commercial, healthcare, and academic work.

Job Description

As the Chief Estimator you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing preconstruction assignments: developing initial project feasibility budgets, progress estimates, value engineering plans, and other functions to meet client goals and provide outstanding preconstruction services.
  • Attending and supporting business development presentations. Be equipped and prepared to effectively and swiftly "sell" the company, its core values, philosophy, people, processes, contract options and pricing strategy.
  • Working closely with business development and executive team to establish delivery dates for project estimates.
  • Providing weekly and monthly activity reports to executive team for planning resources and client commitments.
  • Scheduling manpower, prioritize projects, and delegate assignments amongst estimators to meet client delivery dates.
  • Holding weekly staff meetings to review current and future workload, project concerns, training, and any other department issues.
  • Managing Estimating Department to assure that the proper procedures are in place to facilitate effective and optimal client service.
  • Leading, coaching and guiding estimators and co-ops; reinforce the concepts of accuracy, reliability, timeliness and self-consciousness. Provide training as required.
  • Maintaining and building new working relationships with subcontractors, suppliers, architects, engineers and clients.

The Successful Applicant

The right Chief Estimator candidate will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or a related field
  • 15+ years of experience in the industry
  • Ability to manage estimating function for a large GC with annual revenues at $300M and growing
  • Excellent business judgment demonstrated by consistently achieving project objectives while developing/maintaining outstanding relationships with owner, architect & subcontractors
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail evidenced by a strong command of all applicable contract and legal provisions
  • Ability to consistently analyze and execute financial trade-offs that frequently involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity

What's on Offer

The Chief Estimator will receive:

  • Very competitive base salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Work/life balance oriented culture
  • The opportunity to grow with a well-established company

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